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Globe and Mail – Canada

U.S. Senate approves Mattis to lead Pentagon, Kelly for homeland security

The vote was 98-1 for Mattis, and 88-11 for Kelly

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:52 pm

Trump administration makes Islamic terrorism defeat top foreign-policy goal

Statement on White House website says administration will pursue military operations when necessary, cut off funding for terror groups

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:37 pm

Xi positions China as a champion of free trade in the Trump era

As a new President pledges a more protectionist America, China vows to step into the breach as an unlikely champion of barrier-free trade

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:21 pm

John Doyle: Inauguration TV: A divided nation severed by a very divided media

Inauguration coverage is a reminder that world is still run by older white men with comb-overs and decades-younger wives

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:16 pm

Some Canadians travelling to inauguration turned away at U.S. border

One Canadian says he was turned back after being asked specifically he if supported or opposed Trump

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:14 pm

In photos: President Donald Trump's Inaugural Parade

The inaugural parade for U.S. President Donald Trump after he was sworn in at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:14 pm

Trump vows to end reliance on foreign oil with ‘America First’ energy policy

New administration is ‘committed to energy policies that lower costs for hard-working Americans and maximize the use of American resources,’ statement says

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:06 pm



News 24 – South Africa

News24.com | Promises, subdued pomp and protests as Trump sworn in

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:06 pm

News24.com | Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel ‘miracle’

A woman and four children have been pulled from the ruins of an Italian hotel and five other survivors have been found, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:47 pm

News24.com | Thousands of free joints handed out in Washington

Hundreds of people have dispersed through the streets of Washington during the inauguration of Donald Trump to hand out thousands of free joints and raise public awareness about cannabis consumption.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:47 pm

News24.com | Sporadic violence at Washington anti-Trump protest

Washington police have fired pepper spray and made arrests after black-clad anarchists emerged from protests to smash windows ahead of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:47 pm

News24.com | Clinton at inauguration to ‘honour our democracy’

Hillary Clinton, beaten to the presidency by Donald Trump, has said she is attending his inauguration “honour our democracy”.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:32 pm

News24.com | Full text of Donald Trump’s inaugural address

The complete text of Donald Trump’s inaugural address delivered after he was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 6:27 pm

News24.com | President Trump: Change starts right now

President Donald Trump, who has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, says change starts “right here and right now”.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 5:59 pm

Deutsche Welle – Germany

Former General Mattis confirmed as US defense secretary

The former Marine general easily secured enough votes to become US President Donald Trump’s defense secretary. More Trump nominees are expected to be confirmed throughout the day.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:27 pm

Trump’s inauguration draws passionate turnout from all camps

Whether protesting or showing support, the unique nature of Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency was the driving force for people to attend his inauguration. DW’s Dave Raish reports from Washington, DC.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:25 pm

President Trump promises ‘America first’

Donald Trump has been sworn in as US president. His first moves as leader showcased a policy of protectionism and patriotism.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:12 pm

Ousted Gambia President Jammeh to stand down, Adama Barrow takes power

After days of crisis talks and a miltary incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power. Tens of thousands of Gambians fled the country for fear of violence.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 9:36 pm

The AfD and FN leaders to meet in Koblenz

On Saturday, the head of the Alternative for Germany Frauke Petry and Marine LePen from France’s National Front are to meet at a gathering of European right-wing parties. This is a controversial event within the AfD.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:45 pm

Austrian police arrest man allegedly planning terror attack

Police in Vienna have arrested a terror suspect believed to have planned an attack in the Austrian capital. The city has been on high alert since a terrorist rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in December.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:27 pm

Iran and Saudi Arabia struggle to reconcile differences

Tehran has claimed that 10 countries are willing to mediate a reconciliation between regional adversaries Iran and Saudi Arabia. The two countries oppose each other in the Middle East’s many conflicts.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:25 pm


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